In Sokoto Govt to rehabilitate 22 general hospitals with N440m

The govt. said that general hospitals in Tambuwal, Tureta and Isa are already being rehabilitated under the first phase.

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The Sokoto State Government is to rehabilitate 22 general hospitals across the state with N440 million.

The Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Health, Alhaji Almustapha Othman, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Sunday.

He said: "This will be done in seven phases, with three general hospitals per month.

"Each hospital will gulp N20 million, to make it reasonably befitting.

"A general hospital will be selected monthly from each senatorial zone."

Othman told NAN that general hospitals in Tambuwal, Tureta and Isa were already being rehabilitated under the first phase.

He also said that the state government was providing drugs, hospital equipment, training and retraining of all the categories of medical personnel across the state.

"This is part of the state government’s efforts to provide quality healthcare services to the people of the state," he said.